EMES Shipping and Transport was founded in 1996 and operated the first container shipping line under the Turkish flag. In 2010, the company’s business name was changed to Arkas Container Transport S.A. and the brand name to Arkas Line. Arkas Line operates regular service between ports on the Mediterranean and the Black Sea with its fleet of 43 vessels, of which 36 vessels belong to Arkas.
Weekly feeder services between hub ports to certain ports in the Mediterranean and Black Seas are provided by EMES Feedering (established in 2008). Arkas vessels are employed on these services, which ensure the safe and rapid transfer of containers between ports in the region.
ARKAS UKRAINE LTD. represents Tarros line in Ukraine since 2005. Tarros S.p.A., a niche intramed carrier specialized in intermodal container transportation, offers frequent and reliable services between East and West Mediterranean ports including North Africa. Services are performed with a fleet of 9 vessels with a capacity ranging between 200 to 1200 TEUs and a container fleet of 15,000 Units. The carrier also offers feeder services for deep-sea carriers.
TEUs = Twenty foot Equivalent Units
Grimaldi Lines began operations in 1960. The line belongs to the shipping conglomerate «Grimaldi Group». Grimaldi Group offers services for maritime transport of trucks, trailers, containers, exceptional and rolling cargo linking the main ports of Mediterranean sea in Italy, Sicily, Sardinia, Spain, Greece, Tunisia, Morocco, Malta and Libya. Through fast and modern ships Grimaldi Group ensures an efficient logistic, which gives the advantages of speed, safety and lower costs.